Wind Advisory in effect until early Thursday morning

Strong and gusty winds will increase further along and behind a fast-moving cold front that is expected to move through the state late today through this evening.

Posted: Oct 3, 2018 2:41 PM
Updated: Oct 3, 2018 2:54 PM

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Wind Advisory
Areas Affected: Adair; Adams; Boone; Cerro Gordo; Dallas; Franklin; Hamilton; Hancock; Hardin; Madison; Polk; Ringgold; Story; Taylor; Union; Winnebago; Worth; Wright

NWS DesMoines (Central Iowa)
...Gusty Winds Late Today Into Tonight... .Strong and gusty winds will increase further along and behind a fast-moving cold front that is expected to move through the state late today through this evening. With the strong push of cold air and a tightened surface pressure gradient, west to northwest winds are expected to increase and remain strong and gusty through the evening to late night hours. Much colder air will move into the state behind this front with temperatures falling into the 30s and 40s early Thursday. ...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 AM CDT THURSDAY... The National Weather Service in Des Moines has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 7 PM this evening to 4 AM CDT Thursday.

* TIMING...This evening into the early morning hours Thursday.

* WINDS...NW at 25 to 30 mph gusting to 45 mph.

* IMPACTS...Loose objects may be blown around. Difficult travel for high profile vehicles, and minor damage to roofs and trees possible.

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 mph or wind gusts of 45 mph or greater are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

Wind Advisory
Areas Affected: Audubon; Calhoun; Carroll; Cass; Crawford; Emmet; Greene; Guthrie; Humboldt; Kossuth; Palo Alto; Pocahontas; Sac; Webster

NWS DesMoines (Central Iowa)
...Gusty Winds Late Today Into Tonight... .Strong and gusty winds will increase further along and behind a fast-moving cold front that is expected to move through the state late today through this evening. With the strong push of cold air and a tightened surface pressure gradient, west to northwest winds are expected to increase and remain strong and gusty through the evening to late night hours. Much colder air will move into the state behind this front with temperatures falling into the 30s and 40s early Thursday. ...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 1 AM CDT THURSDAY... The National Weather Service in Des Moines has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 5 PM this afternoon to 1 AM CDT Thursday.

* TIMING...Late this afternoon through early Thursday.

* WINDS...NW at 25 to 30 mph gusting to 45 mph.

* IMPACTS...Loose objects may be blown around. Difficult travel for high profile vehicles, and minor damage to roofs and trees possible.

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 mph or wind gusts of 45 mph or greater are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

Wind Advisory
Areas Affected: Blue Earth; Faribault; Freeborn; Goodhue; Le Sueur; Nicollet; Rice; Sibley; Steele; Waseca

NWS Minneapolis (Southern Minnesota)
...STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS DEVELOPING THIS AFTERNOON... ...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT... The National Weather Service in Twin Cities/Chanhassen has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 6 PM this evening to midnight CDT tonight.

* TIMING...southwest winds will shift to the northwest by late afternoon, and continuing through midnight.

* WINDS...northwest wind of 25 to 35 mph, with gusts up to 50 mph at times.

* IMPACTS...Loose objects could be blown around, and weakened tree branches that haven't seen strong winds recently could fall. Motorists with high profile vehicles should also use caution.

A Wind Advisory means that wind gusts in excess of 45 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult... especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

Wind Advisory
Areas Affected: Chickasaw; Fayette; Floyd; Howard; Mitchell; Winneshiek

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
...Strong Northwest Winds Tonight... .Strong northwest winds are expected tonight. Plan on wind speeds of 20 to 30 mph with gust around 45 mph. ...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 AM CDT THURSDAY... The National Weather Service in La Crosse has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 10 PM this evening to 4 AM CDT Thursday.

* TIMING...10 pm through 4 am CDT.

* WINDS...20 to 30 mph with gusts around 45 mph.

* IMPACTS...Driving will become difficult along with the possiblity of some damage to trees and property.

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 mph or wind gusts of 45 mph or stronger are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult...especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

Wind Advisory
Areas Affected: Dodge; Fillmore; Houston; Mower; Olmsted; Wabasha; Winona

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
...Strong Northwest Winds Tonight... .Strong northwest winds are expected tonight. Plan on wind speeds of 20 to 30 mph with gust around 45 mph. ...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 AM CDT THURSDAY... The National Weather Service in La Crosse has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 10 PM this evening to 4 AM CDT Thursday.

* TIMING...10 pm through 4 am CDT.

* WINDS...20 to 30 mph with gusts around 45 mph.

* IMPACTS...Driving will become difficult along with the possiblity of some damage to trees and property.

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 mph or wind gusts of 45 mph or stronger are expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult...especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

Minnesota Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 96734

Reported Deaths: 2060
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Hennepin27177931
Ramsey10985320
Dakota7585126
Anoka6182135
Stearns404524
Washington384155
Scott260333
Olmsted247328
Nobles197516
Blue Earth17146
Wright16647
St. Louis161841
Carver14297
Clay141140
Rice13438
Mower13365
Sherburne116114
Kandiyohi10262
Winona90618
Lyon7134
Waseca6898
Benton5583
Steele5532
Freeborn5444
Nicollet54217
Crow Wing53318
Watonwan5304
Chisago5071
Todd5022
McLeod4942
Le Sueur4724
Otter Tail4454
Beltrami4405
Martin42610
Goodhue3769
Itasca33914
Pine3360
Douglas3262
Polk3164
Isanti3071
Becker2802
Carlton2711
Morrison2642
Dodge2480
Pipestone23010
Cottonwood2270
Chippewa2191
Meeker2072
Wabasha2010
Brown1952
Sibley1953
Yellow Medicine1872
Cass1824
Unassigned18052
Rock1760
Murray1702
Redwood1703
Mille Lacs1653
Renville1568
Jackson1501
Faribault1460
Swift1421
Houston1270
Kanabec1268
Roseau1240
Fillmore1230
Koochiching1233
Pennington1201
Lincoln1150
Hubbard1111
Stevens1051
Pope980
Big Stone830
Aitkin811
Wadena690
Wilkin663
Grant624
Lac qui Parle601
Lake590
Marshall531
Norman530
Mahnomen481
Red Lake451
Traverse310
Clearwater280
Lake of the Woods231
Kittson120
Cook60

Iowa Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 86239

Reported Deaths: 1307
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Polk15962262
Woodbury550964
Johnson514727
Black Hawk450090
Linn4078112
Story345317
Dubuque328341
Scott302028
Dallas279838
Pottawattamie214139
Buena Vista199212
Marshall179034
Sioux16463
Wapello133457
Webster127214
Plymouth115521
Clinton112421
Muscatine111155
Crawford10915
Cerro Gordo105821
Warren9656
Jasper84532
Des Moines7978
Marion7637
Henry7464
Tama73231
Carroll6745
Lee6397
Wright5921
Dickinson5286
Boone5118
Bremer4957
Washington46611
Louisa42915
Delaware4103
Mahaska41019
Floyd3523
Franklin35018
Jackson3503
Winneshiek3396
Lyon3324
Clay3284
Hamilton3273
Benton3241
Winnebago31513
Hardin3041
Poweshiek3048
Buchanan2851
Jones2763
Kossuth2740
Butler2712
Shelby2671
Clarke2663
Emmet26510
Allamakee2646
Clayton2613
Chickasaw2570
Sac2570
Cherokee2512
Cedar2501
Guthrie2456
Harrison2413
Fayette2272
Grundy2233
Madison2232
Iowa2131
Palo Alto2030
Mitchell1910
Howard1906
Humboldt1903
Hancock1882
Calhoun1853
Mills1811
Page1700
Cass1692
Osceola1680
Pocahontas1632
Monroe15911
Monona1571
Lucas1566
Appanoose1393
Jefferson1391
Union1373
Taylor1311
Davis1274
Fremont1220
Ida1221
Van Buren1141
Keokuk1091
Worth1080
Greene1010
Montgomery975
Wayne872
Audubon821
Adair721
Decatur670
Ringgold522
Adams330
Unassigned230
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